Category: Conservation

Conserving Michelangelo

Watch a video showing the conservation of a Michelangelo drawing on loan from Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, in preparation for the exhibition Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer. The Met’s paper conservator Marjorie Shelley takes us through the complex and delicate process of restoring this beautiful architectural drawing. Featured Artwork: Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564

Does Hunting Exotic Animals Help Conservation?

Many people have recently signed a petition to get a cheerleader from Texas kicked off Facebook for posting pictures of her hunting exotic animals! Does hunting these animals help conservation? Trace takes a look at a few recent cases to determine if hunting is somehow helping these animals. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace

Conservation Song

Here is a song I created to help my 6th grade students study. I hope you enjoy. White fur, shark fins Hunting them for their meat Body oil, their skin Some gone, days end Killing them for their shells Long tusks, hunted And they say The Earth it is changing Increase extinction Been this way

The law of conservation of mass – Todd Ramsey

View full lesson: Everything in our universe has mass — from the smallest atom to the largest star. But the amount of mass has remained constant throughout existence even during the birth and death of stars, planets and you. How can the universe grow while maintaining its mass? Todd Ramsey answers that question by